Shout out to the Seniors!

We see pets of all types, shapes, sizes, and ages at our emergency hospital.  I have a special place in my heart for the sweet senior pets.  They always seem to look at me with so much wisdom and engagement.  For our older furry friends, we have special protocols in place to ensure we keep [...]

By |2019-11-28T11:07:03+00:00November 28th, 2019|Pet Health|0 Comments

Calling With A Question

As a client services representative at Diley Hill ER, one of my primary tasks is answering telephone calls coming in to our hospital. A lot of calls start with “I have a quick question…”. Pet parents are hoping to get some guidance on whether they need to bring their pets in for emergency care or [...]

By |2019-11-28T11:39:08+00:00November 28th, 2019|Pet Health|0 Comments

Holiday Candy Dangers and Your Pet

Pumpkin spice, apple picking, flannel and sweaters, fun costumes and lots of candy, which for the veterinary community means lots of inducing your pets to vomit and providing supportive care for intoxications. While fall can be a picturesque time full of fun and sweets, it can also be one of the most dangerous time of [...]

By |2019-11-05T12:03:29+00:00November 5th, 2019|Pet Health|0 Comments

Rat Bait Toxicity

I love this time of year.  The air has a crisp to it, the leaves are blowing, and the temperature is dropping.  As I start to prepare for winter, I often have a problem with small rodents trying to make their own winter homes in my garage and shed.  Most people just put out some [...]

By |2019-11-01T11:04:43+00:00November 1st, 2019|Pet Health|0 Comments

Seasonal Allergies

As a dog owner, there is nothing that ruins a night of sleep like my dog constantly itching, shaking his head, and shifting all night. These are all too common occurrences at every seasonal change for myself and many others. Dogs, like people, suffer from seasonal allergies and like people, these allergies can result in [...]

By |2019-11-06T12:00:11+00:00October 17th, 2019|Pet Health|0 Comments

Heat Stroke

Heat Stroke in Dogs During these hot humid Ohio summer days, I certainly do not feel like leaving my air-conditioned paradise. The thought of having to walk the dogs just down the street a few times a day seems like a chore I would have paid my younger siblings to do. While this is a [...]

By |2019-08-20T12:27:54+00:00August 20th, 2019|Pet Health|0 Comments

Canine Parvovirus

I don’t know about you, but I love the weather we have been having recently. Working on outdoor projects, visiting parks, and hiking are some of my favorite things to do this time of year. I know I am in good company when I see the packed parking lots at the local pools and dog [...]

By |2019-07-31T14:26:06+00:00July 29th, 2019|Pet Health|0 Comments

Top 5 Emergencies (Ellen Neal, DVM)

As we are getting into the summer months, people and pets alike are enjoying the nice weather.  Going for long walks, visiting dog parks, or just taking your pet out for a drive makes an afternoon much more enjoyable.  Keep in mind though, these months are typically when we see the most pet emergencies due [...]

By |2019-07-05T18:51:50+00:00June 19th, 2019|Pet Health|0 Comments